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Blogs and Thoughts

June 8, 2018

Hi Friends! As usual, it's been a minute since I've written a post. As you know, I don't like to write just for the hell of it. I like to have a purpose; something to say. I've realized, however, that I'm not that great at telling you about our elopements that have hap...

February 28, 2018

Hi friends! It's been awhile since I've posted (as usual). As you know, I don't like to frivolously post and share. I like to make sure the info I'm sharing is worth your time and attention. In an effort to share helpful knowledge with you, I recently reached out to se...

January 9, 2018

This article goes out specifically to the dress-wearers out there. Let me start by saying I don’t think an elopement requires a dress; I believe you should wear whatever makes you feel comfortable, gorgeous, and just damn happy. But if you WANT to wear a dress, listen...

April 5, 2017

For a few years now, my husband and I have been intrigued with the idea of  minimalism. While we have never been extravagant people, at some point we decided to be very intentional about everything that we own. I think that is one of the reasons I am so drawn to courth...

March 29, 2017

For many couples, choosing to elope means choosing to spend the money that would normally be spent on high wedding costs on something (or things) that really matters to them. For some couples, something that matters to them is a diamond engagement ring. And while there...

March 23, 2017

A few weeks ago, my friend Laureen, a wedding planner herself, reached out to me on a Monday. An acquaintance of hers was getting married at the courthouse that Friday, and she wanted to know if Laureen knew of anyone who did pictures of those kinds of weddings. Lauree...

March 1, 2017

Guys. I am a genius. Let me explain. I told you last week that I wanted to start sharing helpful information of things related to courthouse weddings and elopements. Well, one of the things I offer in my packages is cupcakes. So it only makes sense that I would need to...

February 23, 2017

It's been quite a week! We attended our first ever wedding expo on Sunday, and we met some really amazing couples, as well as some great vendors. It's an interesting experience attending a wedding expo where most couples are planning on a full wedding. I don't really "...

December 21, 2016

From Charity: Almost every time I tell someone what I do at The Elopement Co., I get the response, "I wish I would have done that." I get it. Heck, I've BEEN there. Trying to tell your mother that you aren't having a fairytale wedding is terrifying. You're afraid of le...

December 14, 2016

You’ve decided to elope, but you don’t want it to be plain and boring. So let’s talk options. 

Option 1: Wear something fancy

There’s NO RULE saying you still can’t wear a full on wedding gown and/or tux to your wedding. Listen, this is your day. You wear what makes you...

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